RAND study shows that twice-daily breath tests with the threat of short jail terms for continued drinking can keep repeat-offender drunk drivers and wife-beaters sober and out of trouble. That’s good news! Congratulations to Beau Kilmer, who did the research.
The myth that only something called “treatment” can help people with drug problems is dying hard, but it’s already fatally wounded. Treatment is beneficial to those who want it and will stick with it, but it’s neither a necessary nor a sufficient condition for recovery.